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Cuzco – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Victor Sánchez Rodriguez Translator: William Gregory Director: Kate O’Connor Reviewer: Stephen Bates Tourists visiting the city of Cuzco, high in the Peruvian Andes, tend to observe that remnants of the Inca civilisation seem to be outliving those of their Spanish conquerors. This 70-minute one-act play, named after that city, likens the legacy of Spanish colonialism to the crumbling relationship ...

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Octopus – Theatre 503, London

Writer: Afsaneh Gray Director: Pia Furtado Reviewer: Deborah Klayman What happens when the way we self-identify is not included in the multiple choice checklist? Set in a possible near-future, Afsaneh Gray’s Octopus examines the nature of identity and poses the question: is the way we define ourselves as important as the way that others see us? In the world of ...

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Keepsake – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Writer: Gregory Beam Director: Sean Martin Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:4] Staging a lively mix of well chosen revivals and interesting new work, the small theatre above the Old Red Lion pub is establishing a reputation as one of London’s brightest fringe venues. The trend continues with the World Premiere of this family drama by the American writer Gregory Beam. The ...

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